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Fewer Political Reporters at Denver Post Points to Decline in Colorado Journalism

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.23.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

You hear complaints about The Denver Post's reduced coverage of politics, but the newspaper still has more political reporters than any other news out...

July 4th Panic in Philly: Anxiety Amidst Our Hopeful Festivities

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics
SaraKay Smullens

July 4th has been an extraordinarily big party day in Philly, and this year was no exception. Still this year was different. Though celebrants tried not to focus on fear, recent horrors in Boston, compounded by the seemingly intractable divisions in our country, were surely on our minds.

TV Critic's Memoir Chronicles Newspaper Era That Seems Like Ancient History, But It Wasn't Long Ago

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.22.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

No matter what you thought of Dusty Saunders during his 54 years at the Rocky Mountain News, it's hard not to love him after reading his memoir, which came out late last year.

A Death in Bozeman

Doug Bradley | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Doug Bradley

My wife was glancing at the obituaries in today's newspaper and started to read aloud about the passing of an old, dear friend of mine. And then the goosebumps started and the memories came cascading.

Denver Pays Tribute to Bill Hosokawa, A Japanese American Leader

Gil Asakawa | Posted 09.10.2011 | Denver
Gil Asakawa

Hosokawa was well-known nationally as one of the foundations of the Japanese American community's national history. He's also remembered in Colorado, and not just by Japanese Americans.

As Western Papers Suffer, D.C. Bureaus Die Out

High Country News | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.27.2011 | Denver

The Washington, D.C., office of the Salt Lake Tribune's Thomas Burr and Matt Canham resembles most newsrooms. A few pieces of art cling haphazardly to...

Five Things All of Denver Wants for Christmas

Weston Gentry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Weston Gentry

Denver has a rich history of many things. Unfortunately, that includes a band of overzealous parking police that will ticket you for looking at them wrong.

ANOTHER Plagiarism Accusation Against Scott McInnis

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A Colorado gubernatorial candidate brushed off allegations of plagiarism as a minor issue Wednesday, even as calls escalated for him to...

Columbine Memorial: Clean It Up

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

Memorials, like any other structure, need to be maintained. So it should be no surprise that I got an e-mail the other week from the Columbine Memorial Foundation. She is seeking volunteers.

A Colorado Decade In Retrospect: The Biggest Stories And Trends Of The 00's

Craig Alan Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Craig Alan Silverman

So much of America's best and worst happen here in the Centennial State.

Columbine and the End of Journalism: A Daily Blog Series, Part IV

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

I previously discussed Newsweek's coverage of Columbine's ten-year anniversary. But they were not the only ones who wrote as if they were unaware of the twists and turns in the Columbine story.

Walking Over the Edge

Julie Lucas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Julie Lucas

For the Denver Press Club's Annual Damon Runyon Award, political satirist P.J. O'Rourke is this year's honoree and guest speaker.

Newspaper Delivery a Daily Luxury

EllynAnne Geisel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
EllynAnne Geisel

I get it that we could read both papers online and save money and reduce our carbon footprints, but to relinquish the subscriptions for the ecological and financial good just isn't a consideration.

Can Pot Save Denver's Papers?

Jessica Peck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jessica Peck

As the loss of the Rocky Mountain News still lingers, the focus now turns to saving the publications remaining. Essential revenue could come from the most unlikely of sources. Marijuana.

Denver Post Says It Has Retained 86% Of Rocky Mountain News Subscribers

Yahoo! News | 16 Mins Ago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

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Stopping the Presses: What Will Journalism Resemble in the Post-Print Age?

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

As I picked up several copies of the shrunken final edition of the Rocky Mountain News, I felt a sadness not only for that issue, but also for the physical transformation of the newspaper.

All the News That's Fit to Link

John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
John Tomasic

Dear Colorado GOP: Twitter doesn't care what you think about the people on the other end; it just wants more of them. It's not a list-serve. It's the Twitter. You're either on it or you're off it.

Publishers Want Their Slice of 'Linked-in' Economy

Jerry Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jerry Lewis

One thing is for sure, the Denver Post is watching closely what happens with this Internet-only Huffington Post. I don't think it was a coincidence that the Post just announced a new advertising campaign.

Rocky Mountain Independent To Launch Monday From Ex-Newspaper Staffers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

DENVER — A Denver-focused daily Web magazine led by former staffers of the defunct Rocky Mountain News and others plans to officially launch Mon...

Is It Too Late to Save (Newspaper) Journalism?

Aaron Harber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Aaron Harber

Turning around the industry means turning around the country. It could easily be a two-decade process.

Rocky Mountain Independent: Former Rocky Mountain News Staffers To Launch Online Magazine

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

DENVER — After splitting from financial backers of one online news venture, some former staffers of the defunct Rocky Mountain News plan to laun...

Writers at the End of Print

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Giles Slade

It is now much easier and cheaper to publish a book than ever before.

The New Muckrakers: Can Celebrity Gossip Outlets Fill in for our Failing Newspapers?

Lisa Dale Norton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lisa Dale Norton

Is it possible that in this midst of the rubble in the collapsing newspaper industry we are witnessing the rise of the new muckrakers?

InDenverTimes.com: Ex-Rocky Mountain News Staffers Plan Denver News Website

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

DENVER — With backing from three entrepreneurs, staffers of the recently shuttered Rocky Mountain News plan to start an online news publication ...

Jason Linkins

Colorado Representative Apologizes For Cheering Rocky's Demise

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jared Polis, a Democratic member of the House Of Representatives from Colorado's Second District, has apologized after remarks he made gloating over t...